Its been a busy month. Two days off in the entire month of April means I dont have much time to blog lately. So for your next trip up north, enjoy this not quite oldie but goodie.
This is essentially a copy and paste from the report I did on Chowhound, with visuals. Three couple celebrating my friend’s 50th. Everything we ate in order of appearance
Olive et Gourmando – Enjoyed the grilled cheese sandwich and the vibe. Vowed to return for breakfast but they only open at 9 which I find a little strange.
Le Serpent – Started with a bang. Menu right up my alley, with exceptional execution. Industrial space and feel in the old city, though way out of the tourist trail. Started with a fine sliced Octopus covered by a thin layer of potato mousseline. A very nice Foie gras looking like two pigs in a blanket without the blanket, with blackcurrant, quinoa, and macadamia nuts. The pastas here are absolutely sensational and so difficult to pick. The best for me was probably the Bucatini with pork flank confit, black garlic, soy – a pungent, punch to the face on…
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